Simplifying

Following on from the last post, this is an example of moving on and then possibly moving too far on. I’m reminded to bring myself back to the awareness of that one fleeting moment… Firstly, in image one, the sky feels expansive, endless possibilities…Secondly, image two (and my favourite) demonstrates the delicacy and brightness of…

Realisation: Autumn Woodland

The local woodlands are still abundant with rich, striking colours. I love to immerse myself, witnessing nature as the sun rises and sets…sometimes I even sketch. It’s never a case of just what I see, it’s an impression, a feeling. Those feelings however can be so expansive and positively overwhelming that I find my work,…

Going with the flow

Drawing, painting…creating, let the idea build or just do it. Be realistic about how long something may take, set a reasonable amount of time for your goal and just begin. Every brush stroke or pencil mark is a step forward.

Express Yourself

A blank canvas or sketch pad can be daunting but does it need to be? It is one more hurdle that we, ourselves have imposed. In the grand scheme of things does it really have to be such a big deal? Of course not. So, open your sketch book, get your blank canvas and just look….

Freedom

The beginning of this new project continues to reflect my personal life at this time and a longing to be set free from fatigue. Birds in flight capture my attention wherever we are so here are more seagulls… Usually I write myself free but the ideas are many so I’m going to begin setting some…

Freedom and Infinite Possibilities

I’m still playing around with vinyl and to be honest I like the speed of it. Sometimes I use oil paint instead of printing ink to mock up an image. I really enjoy the process; the journey to the end r esult. The way I see it, is take your time to build your composition,…

Mind blowing!

This post is really an opening for new comers. Where do I start? What do I need? I can’t draw, it’s too expensive. Let me stop you. The previous post discusses .‘The First Hurdle’ . There really is something for everyone and everyone’s budget. While you’re wondering what type of art is going to get your creative…

The First Hurdle

Maybe you already have a sketchbook or a journal.  Someone I know recently bought a journal and I know, for that person it was an exciting purchase, new and full of potential. A few weeks on though, the journal is still empty. We chatted for a while on how to move forward… What is it that…